Germany Vacation Package:
7-Day Christmas Classic Rail Circle Tour

Germany vacation package: 7-Day Christmas Classic Rail Circle Tour
Weihnachtsmarkt Frankfurt
[ source: Wikipedia]

This is the original Christmas Markets tour from/to Frankfurt Airport with a relaxed itinerary for you to enjoy this great time of the year. Along this tour you have the opportunity to visit some of Germany's & Austria's most atmospheric Christmas markets: Frankfurt, Nuremberg, Munich, Salzburg, Innsbruck and Heidelberg. The tour is set up to be very relaxed: when you arrive from your international flight your first hotel in Frankfurt is just minutes from the airport. The next day the High-Speed ICE train takes you to Munich where you will stay for four nights at a well rated hotel (e.g. King´s, Courtyard by Marriott). From Munich you will make day trips by rail to Salzburg and Innsbruck and by escorted coach to the Royal Castles, Linderhof Palace and Neuschwanstein Castle. On your way back from Munich to Frankfurt Airport you will visit Heidelberg for the last night of your tour at a well rated hotel (e.g. Marriott, Hollander Hof). A taxi transfer to/from your hotel is included in the price of this tour. Heidelberg is just one hour from Frankfurt Airport and the trains run frequently. The tour includes a comprehensive admission package (see. “what´s included), the 4-hour Sound of Music tour in Salzburg as well as the all day escorted coach tour to Oberammergau and the Royal Castles (Neuschwanstein Castle, Linderhof Palace). A Christmas experience one will never forget!

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Note: This is a comprehensive vacation package (provided by tour operator)
Duration: 7 days
Recommended Destination Airport: Frankfurt Airport
Related Travel Guides: Frankfurt

Vacation Package Details:

This is the original Christmas Markets tour from/to Frankfurt Airport with a relaxed itinerary for you to enjoy this great time of the year.

Along this tour you have the opportunity to visit some of Germany's & Austria's most atmospheric Christmas markets: Frankfurt, Nuremberg, Munich, Salzburg, Innsbruck and Heidelberg. The tour is set up to be very relaxed: when you arrive from your international flight your first hotel in Frankfurt is just minutes from the airport. The next day the High-Speed ICE train takes you to Munich where you will stay for four nights at a well rated hotel (e.g. King´s, Courtyard by Marriott). From Munich you will make day trips by rail to Salzburg and Innsbruck and by escorted coach to the Royal Castles, Linderhof Palace and Neuschwanstein Castle. On your way back from Munich to Frankfurt Airport you will visit Heidelberg for the last night of your tour at a well rated hotel (e.g. Marriott, Hollander Hof). A taxi transfer to/from your hotel is included in the price of this tour. Heidelberg is just one hour from Frankfurt Airport and the trains run frequently.

The tour includes a comprehensive admission package (see. “what´s included), the 4-hour Sound of Music tour in Salzburg as well as the all day escorted coach tour to Oberammergau and the Royal Castles (Neuschwanstein Castle, Linderhof Palace).

A Christmas experience one will never forget!

Cost Estimate:

  • $779 for 1 person, 7 days
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Travel Itinerary

Day 1: Frankfurt

Day 1: Frankfurt
Weihnachtsmarkt Frankfurt
[ source: Wikipedia]

Frankfurt's Christmas market is one of the oldest Christmas markets in Germany, its beginnings reaching back to the year 1393. The location on Römerberg square is very romantic, the market attracts over 3 million visitors every year. Advent concerts and trumpet-playing from the tower of St.-Nicholas's -Church are part of the daily program. Of course Frankfurt is also a metropolis which offers many other tourist attractions such as the museums on the Main riverbank, the Goethe House, where the famous poet once lived and the "Zeil", where one can find even more Christmas presents. Spend the night in a hotel close to Frankfurt's main station.


Day 2: Nuremberg & Munich

Day 2: Nuremberg & Munich
Schloss Nuremberg
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In a little bit over three hours the High-Speed ICE train will take you from Frankfurt to Munich if you decide to go straight to Munich. On your way you will pass Nuremberg. Nuremberg´s “Christkindl Market” is definitely one of the most popular Christmas Markets in Germany. You may visit this town on your way to Munich by depositing your baggage in the lockers right at Nuremberg Station. The Old Town is just a few walking minutes from the Station. While you are there you may also visit the Imperial Castle which is towering above the City of Nuremberg (admission included). On board of the High-Speed ICE you will get to Munich. Your well rated hotel is located in walking distance to Munich Main Station. Visit the Residence Museum and Treasury, the Cuvilliés-Theatre, the Hall of Fame and Statue of Bavaria, Nymphenburg Palace and Park, the Marstallmuseum and the Museum of Nymphenburg Porcelain (admission included in the price of the tour to all of these sights) before you spend the evening discovering yet another beautiful and very traditional Christmas market. Famous throughout the world Munich's Christmas market is held on Marienplatz (Marien square) since the 14th century.


Day 3: Escorted English-speaking Coach tour to the Royal Castles

Day 3: Escorted English-speaking Coach tour to the Royal Castles
Schloss Linderhof
[ source: Wikipedia]

Today you will join an English speaking all day escorted coach tour to the Royal Castles. After a short stop in Oberammergau